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Carl Foreman, Jr. is an actor, writer and comedian living in New York City, raised in Baltimore, MD. He missed the memo sent to all the other Baltimore actors and never appeared on The Wire. Carl has performed characters as a Comic To Watch at the New York Comedy Festival. He's been featured in online sketches for Comedy Central, College Humor, Funny or Die, Above Average, MTV and UCB Comedy. He's done a couple of national commercials and appeared in Search Party, Jon Glaser Loves Gear, and The Following. In his cutest role, Carl has been a sideline correspondent for the pregame show for Puppy Bowl three years in a row. Along with Anthony Gaskins, Carl wrote and is the lead of the critically acclaimed web series, Frank and Lamar, part of IFC's Comedy Crib. Frank and Lamar won best web series at Urbanworld Film Festival, Best Comedy at Brooklyn Web Fest, and Carl and Anthony took home acting awards at NYC Web Fest and the Hollyweb Festival. It also screened at Hollyshorts and the Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival. At UCB, Carl performed with UCB Maude Teams Absolutely, CHUNK and Charlemagne. Most recently, he acted in Nipsey's "Apocablitz" during it's run at Hell's Kitchen. Carl also had the privilege of directing Astronomy Club's critically acclaimed sketch show, A Journey Through Black History. Starting in 2010, he has had the pleasure of studying improv under Shannon O'Neill, Ari Voukydis, Ryan Karels, and John Frusciante, and sketch under Melinda Taub, Brandon Bassham and Frank Garcia Hejl. He is also a graduate of The American Repertory Theatre/Moscow Art Theatre School Institute (IATT) at Harvard University. At The American Repertory Theatre, Carl played Bernard in David Mamet's Romance, which also starred Prez from The Wire, finally fulfilling his Baltimore actor requirements. He has a website called carlforemanjr.com.